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October 2019

DRAWING AND PAINTING WITH LINDA BIRCH

October 1st at 18:30 to October 4th at 18:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Three days for experienced artists (one year minimum) with Linda’s advice and direction. Your choice of medium – drawing, watercolour, pastels, acrylics, oils all welcome! Weather permitting, a plein-air trip. Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £338 Non-residential: £239 (inc. Field Trip)

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DIGITAL PAINTING AROUND ENGLAND’S LAKE DISTRICT

October 2nd at 18:30 to October 6th at 18:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Spend three enthralling days with the dynamic of Lakeland creating live pictures using your own portable tablet device to refine back at base. Artistic, exciting and a tremendous way to explore with a leading tablet pioneer. The software you’ll require is typically £10. See Joseph’s tutor page for technical information on what to bring including a mobile charger if you have one. Joseph Anthony Connor (Gwent www.highamhall.com/joseph-anthony-connor) Residential: £432 Non-residential: £289 (inc. Field Trips)

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ACRYLICS FOUR WAYS (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

October 6th at 18:30 to October 11th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Discover working in the exciting medium of acrylics with all you need provided. Try a range of supports and techniques for a sound grounding and gain confidence to take it further. Suitable for beginner or acrylic-curious Artist of other paint media. Viv Philpot (Hampshire www.highamhall.com/viv-philpot) assisted by Geoff Philpot Residential: £495 Non-residential: £333 (inc. materials)

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OIL PAINTING IN A DAY (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

October 9th at 09:30 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create a complete oil painting on canvas in just one day. Follow simple step-by-step demos of a wet-on-wet technique and learn as you go. End with a completed canvas to take home and be proud of. Go on, surprise yourself! Carol Renshaw (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/carol-renshaw) £88 (inc. Materials and lunch) Other OILS courses: VICKI NORMAN 19 January; CERI ALLEN 7 February; CAROL RENSHAW 9 October and 26 February

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ANOTHER JOURNEY INTO SCOTTISH ART

October 13th at 18:30 to October 15th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Another selection of renowned Scottish artists, complimentary to our previous course. Explore the progression of particular artists and movements which are indicative of Scottish Art. Bertram Aitchison (Dumfries www.highamhall.com/bertram-aitchison) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166

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PAINTING INTERIORS IN THE STYLE OF VERMEER AND DE HOOCH

October 18th at 18:30 to October 22nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Develop powerful and poetic ways to draw and paint space and atmosphere using traditional and modern materials. Enjoy representing the aesthetic features inside Higham Hall inspired by the interior paintings of two C17th Dutch Masters. Lionel Playford (N. Pennines www.highamhall.com/lionel-playford) Residential: £423 Non-residential: £294

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MAKE THE MOST OF WATER-SOLUBLE PENCILS (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

October 20th at 18:30 to October 22nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

An exciting and versatile medium that can be used solo or combined with other materials. See a variety of techniques, from using pencils as a source of paint to creating a range of textures and effects. Led gently by a fabulous, experienced Tutor. Jane Beech (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/jane-beech) Residential: £243 Non-residential: £176 (inc. materials)

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FURTHER HORSE PAINTING AND DRAWING – TROT ON

October 22nd at 18:30 to October 25th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* For experienced artists - take Equine represention to a higher level, helped by an artist with intimate knowledge of the steed. Alex has exhibited at the Society of Equestrian Artists and for decades has owned and drawn horses. Stable visit included. (Dress for Cumbria weather!) Alex Jakob-Whitworth (Eden Valley www.highamhall. com/alex-jakob-whitworth) Residential: £348 Non-residential: £249 (inc. Field Trip)

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CONTEMPORARY LANDSCAPE PAINTING WITH STEVE HUMBLE

October 31st at 18:30 to November 5th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Look at fresh approaches to working from the landscape, via the lens of Contemporary Painting. With exercises, briefs and tutorials, be pushed to extend your responses to your chosen media and subject matter. Steve Humble (London www.highamhall.com/steve-humble) Residential: £490 Non-residential: £328 (inc. Field Trips)

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November 2019

PENCIL DRAWING: DYNAMIC LAKELAND SCENES

November 3rd at 18:30 to November 7th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Cottages and villages, trees, bushes, flowers and, of course, lakes using dry media of pencil: graphite, coloured and water-soluble (with water pen). Sketch around our grounds, also visit some local places for rustic buildings, livestock with the dynamic Autumnal reds and golds of gorgeous Lakeland scenery. For all. Margaret Eggleton (Surrey www.highamhall.com/margaret eggleton) Residential: £443 Non-residential: £314 (inc. Field Trips)

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